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  1. 07 Passat T2.0 coded over night

    Vag-Com and OBD11 Coding
    need help ? something went wrong. parked vehicle for the night, next morning vehicle has these codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0171, P0506 plus went into limp mode. googled codes but before I get crazy and tearing things apart. Does anyone see a dominant code that code cause all ? misfires...
  2. Brake pedal went to floor on a very cold night

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Maybe I am crazy? I started the car last night. It was 25 degF, and the wind was pretty whippy. I started the car, put it in reverse and was backing out of a parking space heading toward a big stone wall when I pressed on the pedal and it went to the floor!! I immediately pulled the...
  3. Cam Cap blew out last night

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Driving home in the -10 degree weather of Iowa, my drivers side cam cap blew out sometime on my 40 minute interstate drive. Didn't notice the smoke billowing up until I stopped at my exit. Found somewhere to park and found the massive hole in the back of my engine bleeding. I originally...
  4. got rear ended last night

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    guy in front of me comes to a comlete stop entering the freeway, i also come to an abrupt stop but the guy behind me comes along and cleans us all up my damage is very minimal, some scuffing on the front/rear bumpers and a little ripple in the rear bumper that ill probably live with and pocket...
  5. B5 (1996 A4) off to its new home last night

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My family is down to one B5 now, the 1999 1.8T wagon. Its brother the A4 left last night with the new owner. Here's a photo showing that it still has style in my opinion:
  6. Drove home last night, now nothing..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey. 2000 VW Passat ATW B5. I'll start from the beginning.. Awhile ago I busted my mirror switch when I was getting out of my car-clumsy me.. I ordered a new one from ECS and installed it. It worked for a moment then stopped. I checked my windows (because they run on the same fuse) and they...
  7. Call in the Middle of the Night

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My daughter calls me in the middle of the night. "Daddy? I need help. The car is stuck in the road and cars are beeping. The engine temperature (she means tach lol) goes up when I step on the gas, but it won't move. Yes, it's in drive." I get up to help her push it to the side of the road...
  8. ESP light turns on only when turning car lights on for night driving

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is for a 2003 2.8 v6 4motion I was changing my rear tailight bulb when I cross bridged the board the holds the the lights driving front back bumper lights stopped working, and driving tailight. The brake lights and everything else still working. Then I noticed the ESP light...
  9. well, it happened again Friday night...

    Off-Topic Forum
    I knew it was only a matter of time. after all, I'd suffered with it twice before, and as far as I can tell, I'm genetically pre-disposed to having it. I went to bed a little early on Friday at 10:45. within 5 minutes of laying down and starting to drift off to what I thought was going to be a...
  10. Free $$$ saw this on the way home last night.

    The Black Hole
    Saw this on the way home last night.Anyone want to earn $500? My guess he won't pay up.
  11. Just got a 2012 Passat last night

    New Member Introductions
    So I went to my local Carmax here in Baltimore last night to buy a new Nissan Altima and walked out with a 2012 VW Passat and couldn't be happier. To start things off let me say that since I am 7feet tall my list of wants in a car included: 1.)neat gadgets 2.)alloy whells 3.)i need to fit in...
  12. Late night help!

    B5 Garage
    Anyone know what this wire goes to? One is brown, the other a light blue. Runs in between the frame and cluster. Its the black wire in front of the blue clip thing.
  13. Late night finishing touches...

    The Showroom
    I figured i'd share...:thumbup: Have to clean garage before i do anything else in there now :D
  14. Can't see at night!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I bought a 2006 and it seems to have really dim lights. Any suggestions?
  15. Dave Grohl's acceptance speech at last night's Grammy awards

    Off-Topic Forum
    not sure how many people bothered to watch this, as the Grammy Awards ceremonies have become tired and trite (imho). Grohl and the Foo Fighters went up to receive their 5th award last night, and he gave a great speech, totally non-scripted.the best part of it follows: see him say it here...
  16. She left me in the middle of the night...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, my 02 1.8t left on a flatbed last night. she started acting up about 5 miles from my house. flashing cel, and it had no power. it was sputtering. felt like i had a flat tire at first, but then noticed the power loss and cel. parked it at the post office and called AAA. any ideas about...
  17. Picked mine up last night!

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    So after much deliberation and internal conflict I traded in my beloved Superduty Powerstroke Diesel in last night for a 2012 Passat SE 2.5 with Sunroof. I have to say, I test drove the Camry, Mazda, Accord, Civic, Focus, Taurus, Malibu and the Impala and the Passat definately came out ahead to...
  18. Good night sweet prince

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am hanging up the towel on my car. Bought it for $4k 2 years ago, 98 1.8t with 76k miles on it. It now has 94k miles on it, just spent $3k on redoing the front suspension and steering rack assembly at the dealership. Couple daays ago it wouldn't start, so we end up having it towed to the...
  19. Nav display day night auto?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    when I select Display- Automatic in setup, the nav goes to night view gin the daytime). When I go to Extras and switch it to day, it stays on day setting. Does the Automatic setting work with the nav? Edit: I figured this out. It switches to night view early, well before dark. NEVERMIND
  20. Another great bowling night!!!

    Off-Topic Forum
    Racked up my third sanctioned 300 game last night. 2nd for this year. Not a great series overall, but it all came together in the third game for me. :D :thumbup: Only thing that would have made the night better would have been the Rangers winning the World Series. :cry: Almost had a 300...